heliodor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun) + δῶρον (dôron, gift)

Noun[edit]

heliodor (countable and uncountable, plural heliodors)

  1. A richly coloured form of golden beryl found in southwest Africa.

Further reading[edit]

  • Heliodor” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • heliodor mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016